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Maritime Shockshell
Maritime Shockshell
General Information
Universe Sagan 4 Universe
Kyklos Universe
Amalgam Universe
Urth Universe
Classification Elekshell saiwaz
Species Type Shockshell
Homeworld Sagan IV
Environment Dass-Clarke Temperate Sea, Wind Polar Sea
Intelligence Non-sapient
Biochemistry Carbon-based lifeform
Biological Information
Reproduction Asexual; lays eggs into the water
Average Height 30cm
Locomotion Sessile
Feeding Behavior Filter Feeder
Prey Marincytus, Ocean Redmoss, LadyM Carboneater, Amphibious Redmoss, Pudgy Sucker Foi, Leaning Towercrusta Juveniles, Flavundulator
Lineage Information
Ancestor(s) Swamp Beans, Bilm, Shockshell
Subspecies Sea Shockshell
Related Species Cnidusa, Clinging Cnidusa, Clinging Cnidusa, Enomena, Luminbean, Morphous Swampbean, Swampmeans
Cultural Information
Alignment True Neutral
Sociocultral characteristics
Scientific Taxonomy
Planet Sagan IV
Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Protobia (Microbial life on Sagan IV)
Family Phoenokarpatsidae (Swamp Beans and their relatives)
Genus Elekshell
Species saiwaz
Other Information
Creator Somarinoa
First Sighting Yannickian Period
Maritime Shockshell MS Sprite

The Maritim Shockshell were a species of shockshells indigenous to the Dass-Clarke Temperate Sea and Wind Polar Sea on the planet of Sagan IV. They emerged during the Yannickian Period.

Background informationEdit

When the shockshell initially expanded after replacing its ancestor, the biln, it had expanded back into the Ichthys Swamp. While an offshoot once existed in the seas in times after the shockshell's appearance, that species has since died off. Over time, however, the shockshells in the Ichthys Marsh expanded outwards into the open sea again, and have evolved into the maritime shockshell.

Like the sea shockshells before them, maritime shockshells have adapted to surviving in saltwater. They have strengthened their calcium shell to better protect them — both from predators and from possible likelihood of storms coming in and damaging them. They use electrical charges brought on by electroplaques to attract food particles to eat and can now better pull these particles in thanks to elongated flagella.

Because of the increased likelihood of predators coming in and eating their eggs or young before they are mature, the maritime shockshells now spawn up to a thousand eggs into the water each spring.

AppearancesEdit

  • Sagan 4 (First appearance)
  • Amalgam Online project
  • Monster Space project
  • Dangerous Wilds project
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